According to Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Slaughter house) Rules 2001, Section 3(1) provide that animals cannot be slaughtered except in a recognized and licensed slaughtered. Section 3(2) prohibits slaughtering of any animal (i) which is pregnant or (ii) has an offspring less than three months old, or (iii) is under the age of three months or (iv) has not been certified by a veterinary doctor that it is in a fit condition to be slaughtered.
- If there is no government slaughterhouse in our area then killing can only take place in licensed slaughterhouses which should be situated where it is not a public nuisance or environmental hazards.
- Meat shop also comes under the red category. All the meat shop have to follow all Municipal Corporation Laws & ISI regulation and meat seller should fit glass window should be fixed in front of the shop.
- All meat stalls can only be set up in designated places and shall be located away from vegetable or fruit market.
- All the meat shop under the Siliguri Municipal Corporation area should be close on Thursday.